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Princess Dempsey

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Princess Dempsey
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Candidate for
Illinois House of Representatives District 7
High schoolProviso West High School (1986)
ProfessionTV host
Personal website
Campaign website
Princess Dempsey was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 7 of the Illinois House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


Dempsey's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Economic Development
Excerpt: "I will work with new community businesses to encourage job creation as well as fight for more funding for job training & trade programs that will better assist individuals during the transitioning workforce."
  • Veteran Affairs
Excerpt: "There are thousands of men and women who have fought for our country, but are not getting the respect or relief that they deserve. I will fight for exemptions and after duty care that our veterans deserve and require."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Our children are our future and without proper resources, funding, schools, and/or staff, they are unable to get the quality education they deserve."
  • Job Corp Training
Excerpt: "Programs need to be put in place that assist adults in learning specific trades of their choosing in order to obtain proper job training skills. Some trades include: secretarial, electrical, carpentry, & plus many more."
  • Fighting Crime
Excerpt: "I plan to work with municipal police departments to coordinate efforts and crack down on drugs and gang violence in our communities and keep our families safe."
  • Monitoring Sex Offenders & Abusers
Excerpt: "We need to put in place more effective laws and introduce new legislation to protect citizens from sex offenders and abusers through more stern procedures and rules for monitoring activities."



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dempsey ran in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 7. Dempsey was defeated in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. She faced Beyonca Johnson, Chris Welch and Rory Hoskins. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Welch 39.1% 4,670
Princess Dempsey 8.4% 1,007
Beyonca Johnson 13.7% 1,634
Rory Hoskins 38.8% 4,634
Total Votes 11,945

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